The Top 5 Natural Hair Youtubers

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We gave you the top weave experts on youtube … now we have the top 5 natual hair youtubers.  Check them below! tiashauntee  luvbeinnatural  NaturalChocolate CurlyShee 2cvest -Europe Angelique

Love Weave? Check Out the Top 5 Black Weave Youtubers

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This day and age weave is becoming more and more normal for the everyday woman.  Extensions add that extra thickness to the hair that a lot of women can’t obtain.  Take a look at our favorite youtube gurus that we cant get enough of! Ming Lee x Iamminglee86 Twitter: @IamMinglee Tiarra Monet x teasedblackpearlz Fabulasityisme Allthingsfab91 MsChanda… Read more »

Janelle Monáe: The New Face of CoverGirl Cosmetics

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    Janelle Monáe is the latest gorgeous face to grace CoverGirl’s advertisement campaigns, joining the likes of P!nk, Taylor Swift, Drew Barrymore, Sofia Vergara and Ellen DeGeneres. “I believe it’s time that women truly owned their superpowers and used their beauty and strength to change the world around them,” said Monáe in a statement…. Read more »

Gabby Douglas’ Best Hair Moments

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Gabby Douglas Best Hair moments

16 year-old Gymnast of the USA Olympic team and not mention a gold medalist, Gabby Douglas, received crazy backlash about her hair from across the country when she performed her outstanding routine with her hair, dare I say, unkempt. Excuse her for not having her hair “laid” like Beyonce, while she flips, twirls and does… Read more »

Celebrity Beauty Trend: Blue Lips

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  Out of all the colored lip trends, the one that stands out the most is the blue lip trend.  Many of us haven’t rocked blue lips since blue ice pops, but a few daring celebrities have been rocking the cold lip a lot lately.  Have you tried the blue lip?  Check out some of… Read more »

Top 10 Nail Designs of the 2012 Olympics

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Top 10 2012 Olympics Nail Designs

  What do you get when you combine the world’s most adept athletes and a number of women with a penchant for intricate nail art? Some of the most creative Olympic inspired nails ever seen, of course. As the 2012 games come to a close, a number of ladies have taken to Pinterest to show… Read more »

Stepping Out: Sexy DIY Date Night Makeup

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Ladies it is important to perfect that quick sexy date night makeup. It’s great to find tricks that makes your makeup look sophisticated so that you don’t look like you’re just thrown together. Every girl should have a polished look when stepping outside of the house.  Here is an easy makeup tutorial! Achieve the look… Read more »

NY Mag Calls Natural Hair Website a “Dumb” Investment, Can A Black Woman Live?

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Maybe, for a Caucasian male with short, straight hair, a natural hair website geared toward women with kinky/curly hair may sound like a “dumb” investment. However, for‘s 2 million unique monthly viewers this site is a lifesaver. Kevin Roose, writer for the New York magazine, recently mentioned in his rant about Silicon Valley’s… Read more »

DIY Spa: Honey Brown Sugar Scalp Massage

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Your scalp is healthiest when it’s clean, AND a little stimulation goes a long way.  Studies have shown that scalp massage can increase the production of certain chemicals in the body, including endorphins and serotonin [source: National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine]. These chemicals can help put you in a better mood, reduce your stress,… Read more »

A Glimpse into Rihanna’s Hair Timeline

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If you have been a fan of Rihanna since the ‘Pon de Replay’ days  you were more than likely able to witness how her hairstyles have evolved over the years. Talking pretty has put together a plethora of photos to share with you all the evolution of Rihanna’s Hairstyles! Take a look at the gallery… Read more »

Oprah Shows Off Her Natural Hair

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  Oprah Winfrey is on the cover of O magazine showing off her natural hair! She was known for years to have a head full of healthy hair that was thought to be achieved with a relaxer. Apparently this isn’t the case because on her August cover of O she is showing off her natural… Read more »

Is Natural Black Hair Care Redundant? Why Are Black Women So Negative?

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Natural Hair Beauties

As I peruse beauty websites daily, it seems that more and more people are embracing the natural hair conversation.  Whether it’s because your best friend just did the “Big Chop“, or  you ‘liked’ the Facebook picture of the white father finding frustration in his daughters plaits, or simply because your favorite celebrity  finally unveiled what they are working with,… Read more »

Back off Gabby Douglas’ Hair!

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The moment that Gabby Douglas won her gold medals was the moment that African American women should be the proudest of our young talented sister.  Why is it that in a time when a young women has surpassed goals and ambitions of many to come before her, we are too busy worrying about her hair?… Read more »

‘talkingpretty’s Favorite Diamond Makeup Moments

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Atlanta based rapper Diamond is the ultimate girly girl.  She has been spotted on numerous occasions all dolled up and we here at talkingpretty have put together a gallery of photos of our favorite Diamond makeup moments.  Check the photos below! -Europe Angelique

La La Anthony: Hair Timeline

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La La Hair Styles

TV/Radio Personality La La Anthony is always in the limelight doing red carpets and interviews. If you are thinking of ways to switch the hair up ladies, she is an awesome person to model after. She chooses hair styles that aren’t too difficult to obtain yet they appear to be drastic. With a quick trip… Read more »

Lil Mama Talks Natural Hair Backlash? Are All Black Women Haters?

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In an interview with, Lil Mama discussed her disappointment in some comments that she received after she posted her natural hair photo.  Surprisingly a lot of these comments were coming from other black women.  in the interview Lil Mama said, “I posted the picture [of my hair] and they were like, ‘Oh my God, you look like a shocked slave.’ I… Read more »